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noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
pretext - excuse
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins